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Joe Biden defends his civil rights record

Joe Biden defends his civil rights record

June 28, 2019

A day after California Sen. Kamala Harris called out former Vice President Joe Biden during Thursday night’s presidential primary debate for his opposition in the ‘70s to busing, which helped to...

SATIRE: Kim delivers post-break keynote serenade

SATIRE: Kim delivers post-break keynote serenade

April 1, 2019

After a long, relaxing week off, President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim met with the Student Government Association and the college community to catch up with everyone and compare spring break escapades. Ki...

Residence Life adds 30 East to on-campus housing lineup

Residence Life adds 30 East to on-campus housing lineup

March 4, 2019

From its bright colors, to the height of the building itself, it's hard to miss 30 East when walking through the South Loop. Residence Life determined the building that hugs the corners of Balbo Drive a...

Emanuel: ‘Let’s get to work’

Emanuel: ‘Let’s get to work’

February 13, 2017

“A future that works for all of us and is even brighter than our past” were the closing words and summary of Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s 2017 Infrastructure Address Feb. 9.On the five-year anniversary of...

Toying with the family business

Toying with the  family business

By Zoë Eitel

February 13, 2017

Growing up, Chad Braverman had no idea what his father did for a living. He was a teen when he found out the family business was sex—specifically sex toys. After refurbishing a rubber company, Braverma...

Can the U.S. uphold Obama’s legacy?

Can the U.S. uphold Obama’s legacy?

By Managing Editor

September 26, 2016

As President Barack Obama’s final term sadly comes to a close, he is starting to make final speeches to prominent groups he has been involved in. He gave his final address to the United Nations’ Gener...

The good, the bad and the sparkly: Girl power is back

By Opinions Editor

March 2, 2015

For the children of the ‘90s, girl power came in the forms of the Spice Girls, “Clueless” and even Barbie, among other things. Following the laced-with-low-grade-snake-poison feminism of the Riot Grrrl movement, “girl power” was bubblegum-pink feminism packaged with a pretty bow for young girls and teenagers. The term made feminism more accessible and relatable to youth who may not have known what feminism was. Often a...

Speech-mimicking orangutan speaks volumes

Speech-mimicking orangutan speaks volumes

February 2, 2015

Little is known about the evolution of speech from humanity’s distant past. However, one orangutan named Tilda at Germany’s Cologne Zoo has brought researchers closer to an understanding of these unkn...

The Chronicle talks artistry, music history and fashion with AEMMP records | The Columbia Chronicle

December 8, 2014

Arts & Entertainment Media Management Practicum members talk about their success in the music industry, the roots of their passion and what they feel most comfortable wearing.For more multimedia co...

Student Veteran Society honors comrades

Student Veteran Society honors comrades

November 17, 2014

The Student Veterans Society hosted its second annual Veterans Day celebration Nov. 11 in honor of Columbia’s student veterans and veteran staff and faculty at the Conaway Center in the 1104 S. Wabas...

President Kim Speaks on Student Success | The Columbia Chronicle

October 20, 2014

The Student Government Association hosted Pizza with the President on Oct 16 in the Hokin Gallery in the 623 S. Wabash Ave building. The open-floor conversation between President Kwang-Wu Kim and membe...

New administration, new outlook

By Editor-in-chief

September 2, 2014

While new students are entering Columbia to begin their college careersthis semester, so are many new upper-level administrators.Following months of searches, President Kwang-Wu Kim’s cabinet is robust with individuals filling positions that have long been vacant, such as the provost’s, or marred by frequent changeovers, such as the Chief Financial Officer’s. (See the front page story regarding employment for a more compl...

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